N.Y. Business Corporation Law Section 1508
Directors and officers


(a)

No individual may be a director or officer of a professional service corporation unless he is authorized by law to practice in this state a profession which such corporation is authorized to practice and is either a shareholder of such corporation or engaged in the practice of his profession in such corporation.

(b)

The directors and officers of a design professional service corporation may include individuals who are not design professionals, provided however that greater than seventy-five percent of the directors, greater than seventy-five percent of the officers and the president, the chairperson of the board of directors and the chief executive officer or officers are authorized by law to practice in this state a profession which such corporation is authorized to practice, and are either shareholders of such corporation or engaged in the practice of their professions in such corporation.

(c)

The directors and officers of any firm established for the business purpose of incorporating as a professional service corporation pursuant to paragraph (h) of § 1503 (Organization)section fifteen hundred three of this article may include individuals who are not licensed to practice public accountancy in any state, provided however that at least a simple majority of the directors, at least a simple majority of the officers and the president, the chairperson of the board of directors and the chief executive officer or officers are authorized by law to practice in any state the profession which such corporation is authorized to practice, and are either shareholders of such corporation or engaged in the practice of their professions in such corporation.

Source: Section 1508 — Directors and officers, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/BSC/1508 (updated Jun. 14, 2024; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

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Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Jun. 14, 2024

§ 1508’s source at nysenate​.gov

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